Autosport 2018

An Important Auction of Grand Prix, Competition, Touring and Rally Cars

Auction details


National Exhibition Centre,
Marston Green,
Birmingham B40 1NT

Date 13 Jan 2018
Time 2:00PM

Thursday 11th January from 9.00am to 6.00pm
Friday 12th January from 9.00am to 6.00pm
On the day of the sale from 9.00am to start of sale

Location NEC, Birmingham, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Autosport 2018 2018 RESULTS

LOT 101

1966 Ford Mustang Race Car

Fitted with 5 litre high output motor and quick shift gearbox

The first-generation Ford Mustang was manufactured by the Ford Motor Company from April 1964 until 1973. The introduction of the Mustang created a new class of automobile known...

LOT 102

1985 Porsche 944 Coupe

‘Here was a model much more in the Porsche tradition, a 217km/h (135mph) coupé with sparkling acceleration and superlative handling. Some 90,000 were built during a 10-year manufacturing...

LOT 103

1989 Ford Escort XR3i Cabriolet

11,000 Miles from New

When Ford launched the Escort XR3, the benchmark VW Golf GTi had ruled the hot hatchback market for several years. However, Ford's new offering was a package that combined...

LOT 104

1996 Aston Martin DB7 Volante

18,000 miles from new with Full Service History

Introduced in 1993, the handsome new DB7 was Aston Martin’s first six-cylinder model since production of the DBS had finished in 1971. Designed by Ian Callum at the...

LOT 105

1970 Mustang Mach 1

1969 was the benchmark year for Ford Mustang in its proliferation of performance names and engines. No fewer than six factory performance Mustang models were available (GT, Boss 302,...

LOT 106

1993 Lotus Esprit S4


In 1970 Tony Rudd, who had arrived at Lotus the previous year, proposed two new model development projects. The first, Project M50, resulted in the 1974 Elite. The second,...

LOT 107

1995 Aston Martin Virage Supercharged V8 Wide Body

One of three - Under 10,000 miles from new

Shown at the 1988 Birmingham Motor Show in Coupe form, with first deliveries in 1990, the sensational new Virage re-stated its forerunner’s muscular looks in the modern idiom, slightly...

LOT 108

1999 Lotus Elise S1 / 111S

Developed from a standard production Elise rolling chassis, this lightweight (and high-tech) racing car was built in 1998 to contest the 1999 British Speed Hillclimb Championship.


The bodywork was constructed...

LOT 109A

1962 Lamborghini 2R

Lamborghini Trattori was founded in 1948 and were well-known for the production of not just tractors, but also of military and industrial engines. The company grew quickly, developing many...
LOT 109

2006 BMW Alpina B7

Alpina was established in 1964 as an official and approved “ennobler” of BMW automobiles. Their tradition is to take production BMW’s and make them even more appealing to connoisseurs...

LOT 110

1957 Austin A35 HRDC Race Car

Raced by Sir Chris Hoy at Goodwood

Introduced in 1956, the A35 replaced the highly successful Austin A30. The name reflected the larger and more powerful 34hp A-Series engine enabling a slightly higher top speed and...

LOT 110A

1968 Porsche 912

European delivered from new

Put into production in July 1964, the 911 presaged the end of 356-production. It was July 1965 before the 911 made it to the US, and customers immediately...

LOT 111

1979 Lotus Sunbeam

Built to full works rally specification, supplied with relevant MSA Historic Papers


The road version of the Sunbeam Lotus Rallye, the winner of the Rallye World Championships in 1981, the Sunbeam Lotus was launched in 1979 at the Geneva Motor Show....

LOT 112

1964 Jaguar XK120 Roadster Evocation

It was at the 1948 London Motor Show that Jaguar virtually threw the sports car world into turmoil with its stunning XK120. Here was a car with incredible style...

LOT 113

1999 Mitsubishi Carisma Ex – DTCC Tim Coronel


The Mitsubishi Carisma was a large family car produced for the European market by Mitsubishi from 1995 to 2004. The model name was derived from a combination of the...

LOT 114

1987 Mercedes-Benz 500SE

12,000 Miles and One Owner From New

In 1979 the type series W 126 replaced the preceding model from the series W 116. In the 1980’s the 126 became the icon of West German politicians and...

LOT 115

1991 Honda NSX

Rare Right Hand Drive

The legendary Honda NSX (standing for New Sportscar Experimental) was developed by the Honda Motor Corporation between 1984 and its eventual launch in 1990, with major chassis and suspension...

LOT 116

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

Recent Restoration

One of the greatest post-war sports cars, Jaguar’s E-Type made immediate headlines on its launch at the Geneva Show in March 1961. Here was a sleek and beautiful 150mph...

LOT 117

2006 Lotus Exige GT3

One of Three

A prototype of the Lotus Sport Exige GT3 race car was unveiled at the annual FIA GT Championship presentation ceremony outside the world famous Casino in Monte Carlo, Monaco...

LOT 118

1984 BMW 635 ‘Marlboro’ Group A Touring car

HTP papers - Successful in the Peter Auto Group A Heritage Touring Car Series

The BMW M635CSi was the brainchild of BMW’s Motorsport department and arrived to the market in 1984. Karmann manufactured the early 6-Series BMWs from launch in 1976 before BMW...

LOT 119

1981 Ford Capri 3.0 Ghia

3 owners from new, 78,000 miles recorded

The Capri Mk3 was referred to internally as 'Project Carla', and although little more than a substantial update of the Mk2, it was often referred to as the...

LOT 120

1983 Mercedes 500SL

Full service history, supplied with all relevant books and manuals

The SLs of this era (the 107 chassis) really established themselves as icons of quality and success on the Continent as well as the Americas; unlike the previous SL...

LOT 120A

2009 Holden Lumina V8 Touring Car

Based on a Holden Commodore VE chassis, this touring car version was originally built by General Motors to FIA specification for a single make championship in Bahrain, supporting the...

LOT 121

2005 Mercedes CLK DTM

2 owners and only 7500 miles from new - 1 of only 40 Right Hand Drive examples produced worldwide

“There are AMG Benzes, really quite special AMG Benzes, and pretty damn amazing, spectacular and rare AMG Benzes. And the last of these is what you are looking...

LOT 122

2002 Porsche 996 GT2

Based on the 993 generation of the 911 Turbo, the Porsche GT2 debuted in 1993. Intended as a customer GT racer, it replaced the 964 Carrera RSR. The first...

LOT 123

1986 Mercedes 560SL

One owner from new, supplied with full history

When Mercedes redesigned its famed SL in 1971, there was a lot of equity behind it – after all, when the incomparable 300SL Coupe and Roadster were built fewer...

LOT 124

1995 Porsche 993 Carrera 2

Private collection, 25,300 miles from new

Since its introduction it has undergone continuous development, though the basic concept has remained little changed. The engines were air-cooled until the introduction of the Type 996 in 1998....

LOT 125

1969 Ford Escort MK1 – Race/Rally Prepared


The Ford Escort Mk I was introduced in 1967 and was a commercial success in many parts of Western Europe. However, in the UK it was the best-selling car...

LOT 126

1996 Porsche 993 Turbo X50

Original Right-Hand Drive

Intended for drivers who demanded top performance, the 993 Turbo was first launched to the world in September 1985, where in Germany it was voted Sports Car of the...

LOT 127

1995 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible

One of the Last - 38,000 Miles From New

Rolls-Royce’s Corniche Convertible was introduced in 1970 as a convertible version of the popular Silver Shadow, and remained in production for an impressive 25 years.

Each was built to a...

LOT 128

1999 Bentley Continental SC Coupé

One of 72 examples built

'...Bentley made only 72 examples of the Continental SC, developed from the Continental R and priced at a gut-twisting £245,000...' – Octane magazine.

By the...

LOT 129

1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante

Previous long term ownership for 43 years - Matching Numbers

Considered by many to be the last ‘real’ Aston Martin, the DB6 was launched in 1965, updating the DB5. Although Royal patronage of the marque undoubtedly helped DB6 sales,...

LOT 130

1982 Ferrari Mondial 8

Right hand drive model

Derived from the 308 GT4 of 1973, which was the only production Ferrari not to have been penned by Pininfarina but by Bertone, the Mondial 8 was essentially a...

LOT 131

1976 Ferrari Dino 208 GT4 – Ex Alexander Wurz

The Ferrari Dino 208 GT4 is the smaller brother of the Ferrari 308 and was revealed at the 1973 Paris Auto Salon. The model was conceived and designed for...

LOT 132

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

7,649 miles from new

Enzo Ferrari’s son, Alfredino “Dino” Ferrari, had a promising career as an engineer and businessman and was poised to take over his father’s motoring empire, continuing the Ferrari legacy...

LOT 133

1995 Ferrari F355 Spider

Manual gearbox - 24,000 miles from new

‘Complex, sophisticated, and very fast, it is the quantum leap that has enabled the Ferrari V8 to run in proud parallel with the 456GT and 550 Maranello,’ enthused...

LOT 134

1975 Ferrari 365 GT4/BB

Delivered new to Colonel Ronnie Hoare; the chairman of Maranello Concessionaires UK

Ferrari’s first mid-engined 12-cylinder production road car, the 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer, was seen as early as 1971 in prototype form but did not go on sale until 1973....

LOT 135

1994 Ferrari 348 Spider

Rare UK-delivered RHD example, with previous owner for 11 years

Introduced in 1989 as a replacement for the very successful 328 series, the 348 production line ran until 1995, when the 355 took its place. Late in 1993...

LOT 136

1985 Ferrari 208 GTS Turbo

In 1980 Ferrari introduced a two-litre version of the 308, the 208 GTB and 208 GTS. Produced mainly for the domestic Italian market, where new cars with engines...

LOT 137

2012 Ferrari FF

UK delivered from new


Launched in 2011 as a replacement for the Ferrari 612, the shooting brake-styled four-seater offered buyers a first: a full-size Grand Tourer with a 651bhp V12 engine...

LOT 139

1986 Ferrari Mondial 3.2 Cabriolet

The Ferrari Mondial cabriolet was produced by Ferrari from 1980 through to 1993. The Mondial saw Ferrari return to Pininfarina for styling and it was sold as a mid-sized...

LOT 140

1991 Ferrari 348 TS

First seen in prototype form in 1987, the Ferrari 348 entered production in 1989, replacing the immensely successful 328GTB/GTS. Mid-engined like its predecessor, the 348 differed by mounting...

LOT 141

1983 Ferrari 512BBi

Matching Numbers - European Delivered

Having reasserted itself at the top of the supercar hierarchy with the first ‘Boxer’ – the 365GTB/4 BB – Ferrari went one better with its successor, the 512BB....

LOT 142

1981 Ferrari Mondial 8

Ferrari’s first effort at building a car suitable for markets throughout the world, the Mondial 8 deployed the 308 GT4’s 3.0-litre quad-cam V8 engine in a lengthened version of...

LOT 143

2002 Ferrari 360 Spider

Rare Right Hand Drive with only 14,800 miles from new - Serviced at Joe Macari less than 1000 miles ago

Ferrari’s most successful model since the 308, the F355 was always going to be a tough act to follow. Its successor needed to be ground breaking and revolutionary; two...

LOT 144

1965 TVR Grantura MKIII Race Car

HTP papers

The TVR Grantura was the first model in a long line of TVR cars and debuted in 1958.  The cars went through a series of developments up...

LOT 145

1947 MG TC

The right-hand drive TC Midget appeared in 1946, and was almost identical in appearance to the pre-war Types TA and TB. These MG’s had many endearing features, including a...

LOT 146

1964 Fiat 600D

In 1955 FIAT replaced its revolutionary Topolino small saloon, which had been around in one form or another since 1936, introducing the successor '600' model at that year's Geneva...

LOT 147

1959 MG Milano

One of Three Produced

The car offered here is the first Milano MG built by Bruce Leer in 1959 using a Ferrari Monza styled open top Milano coachwork on an MG J2 chassis....

LOT 148

1964 Jaguar E-type Series 1 3.8 Roadster

Multiple Concours winner - 43,000 miles - Matching Numbers

'If Les Vingt Quatre Heures du Mans has been responsible for the new E-Type Jaguar, then that Homeric contest on the Sarthe circuit will have been abundantly justified. Here...

LOT 149

1990 Aston Martin Virage

Ex-Hunter Green V8 Commemorative Collection - Less than 14,000 miles from new

Introduced at the Birmingham Motor Show in 1988, the Virage was joined by the high-performance Vantage in 1993, and the name of the standard car was changed to...

LOT 150

2009 Ford TSC GT40 Evocation by Tornado

The purposeful mid-engine sports coupe is the finest Anglo-American supercar of the last century, with four straight victories at the Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race between 1966...

LOT 151

1999 Aston Martin DB7

Alfred Dunhill Limited Edition

In June 1997 Aston Martin unveiled a unique DB7 derivative that had been produced for Alfred Dunhill, the leading British company specialising in men's clothing and a range of...

LOT 152

1980 Saab 99 Turbo

Standard and unmolested, three previous owners with comprehensive history

“The Saab Turbo is exhilarating to drive, it’s so much fun, the price is irrelevant…” – Road & Track


Making its world debut at the Frankfurt auto show in September...